26th Annual

"LOS ANGELES IFS FILM FEST" - Independent Filmmakers Showcase© 2018 (L.A. / Santa Monica / Beverly Hills)

 
Category

SCREENPLAY / TELEPLAY COMPETITION

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
EARLY BLAST - SPECIAL DISCOUNT
June 10, 2017
Regular Discounted
Screenplay (60 pages and up) 35.00 30.00
Short Screenplay / Teleplay (under 60 pages) 30.00 *
Earlybird Deadline
August 25, 2017
Regular Discounted
Screenplay (60 pages and up) 40.00 35.00
Short Screenplay / Teleplay (under 60 pages) 35.00 30.00
IFS OCTOBER BLAST - SPECIAL DISCOUNT
October 7, 2017
Regular Discounted
Screenplay (60 pages and up) 45.00 40.00
Short Screenplay / Teleplay (under 60 pages) 40.00 34.00
Regular Deadline
December 8, 2017
Regular Discounted
Screenplay (60 pages and up) 50.00 44.00
Short Screenplay / Teleplay (under 60 pages) 45.00 38.00
Late Deadline
February 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Screenplay (60 pages and up) 55.00 50.00
Short Screenplay / Teleplay (under 60 pages) 48.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 12, 2018
Regular Discounted
Screenplay (60 pages and up) 60.00 55.00
Short Screenplay / Teleplay (under 60 pages) 55.00 48.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
March 24, 2018


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Microsoft Word (.docx)
  Final Draft (.fdr)
  Final Draft (.fdx)
  Rich Text (.rtf)
  Plain Text (.txt)
  Movie Magic Screenwriter (.scw)


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

BEST SCREENPLAY
Cash Award Value: 10,000 U.S. Dollar

BEST UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY - 1st Place
Cash Award Value: 10,000 U.S. Dollar

BEST UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY - 2nd Place

BEST UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY - 3rd Place

BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY

BEST TELEPLAY

Category Rules

Category Rules: IFS Unpublished Screenplay Competition
(including categories for Short Screenplay and Teleplay).

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SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Cover pages should include only the following:
Title
Author Name
Copyright Information (if applicable)
IFS issued tracking number.

All scripts must be submitted in English.
General margin rule, 1.5 left, 1 right and 1 top and bottom.

Entry fees must be paid in U.S. dollars before scripts will be read.

Screenplays and Teleplays submitted must not have been previously optioned, purchased or produced to be eligible for our contest.



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AWARDS and PRIZES:

1st Place Best Screenplay
2nd Place Best Screenplay
3rd Place Best Screenplay
Best Teleplay

$10,000 cash prize for first place screenplay award only.

All winners receive a place on the screenwriters Q and A panel at the IFS Screenplay Contest Awards ceremony and our laurel leaf certificate that will be presented to the winners at our Screenwriters Award Ceremony.

Winners will be mentioned in our awards announcement to trade publications, media, agents, production companies, and producers.

Some Winners in attendance will have a chance for Live Read Thru of script with local theater actors.


Please visit www.ifsfilm.com for more details.